HULL – Sole Lord

I fear for HULL. Not that I find any particular fault with the heavy, driving monolith of sound that is Sole Lord; but rather, because the band already seems to have fallen victim to various misrepresentations via buzz-word and nu-genre classification. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t at the point where terms like “post-metal” and Neurosis and/or … [Read more...]

The Lemonheads – Varshons

Evan Dando is certainly no slouch when it comes to cover versions.  In fact, many of his most memorable moments over the years - especially with the on/off/on again Lemonheads - have been via other people's songs.  From the snotty-but-sincere punk-pop assault on Suzanne Vega's "Luka," via a warm chugging reheating of Michael Nesmith's "Different … [Read more...]